Meditation Made Possible: A Practice Retreat
Bhavani Lorraine Nelson leads workshops in meditation and mindfulness, stress reduction, and her primary work, the power of the voice. Affiliated with Kripalu since 1988, Bhavani has taught in the United States, Canada, Japan, and…
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For all levels.
If life seems to be rushing toward you at an ever-faster speed, give yourself a break—a time just to be. Take this opportunity to know yourself in a whole new way through the ancient technology of meditation. Whether you are new to these practices or a longtime meditator, the community and support of fellow practitioners enables you to dive deeply into the embrace of your mind and your life—exactly as they are.
This retreat includes a variety of concentration techniques, including
- Breath focus
- Walking meditation
- Pranayama (yogic breathing) as meditation
- Tratak (gazing)
- Chanting as meditation.
Some traditions say it takes three days to settle into meditation at a retreat. This retreat is long enough for you to experience the transformation of your practice in the final two days, allowing you to leave refreshed, renewed, and established in practices you can continue on your own for greater clarity, resourcefulness, and peace.
Recommended listening Bhavani Lorraine Nelson, Meditation Made Possible Volume 1: Meditation on the Breath; Amba Bhavani: Meditations in Chant and Soulflight: Chanted Mantras for Healing and Illumination, available at www.bhavanilorrainenelson.com.
- 10 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge
- 10 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
Rates below reflect total housing costs for all program nights.
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $565 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $860 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More